Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby l00k » Thu Nov 12, 2015 6:14 pm

Hi,

Very brief summary of my first KO2 World Cup.

I can say on behalf of myself and my bro's Olly and Charley Awesome!

Met some really great people, played some truly amazing players and watched a brilliant new champion crowned.

The only big disappointment was Lee's filthy lobbing ;)

Seriously though we had a fantastic time and hope to see some of you in the UK championships

Take care

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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby thor » Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:07 pm

l00k wrote:Seriously though we had a fantastic time and hope to see some of you in the UK championships


... and the 2016 WC?!!
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Chronicles of the Holy Shiled

Postby Torchiador » Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:58 am

Two weeks ago we were all together and now it seems so far again. 50 weeks to next Christmas, damn! I need to invent something to kill the time. Probably to work or grow up kids could help a lot!

I don't want to write the usual book with billions of words in a shaky English, this time I want to try the Illustrated book format.


This World Cup starts with a personal T-Shirt designed by Mary. Theme of course is Ireland from the fun side: Green grass, lovely sheep and of course the Kick Off 2 ball. A worthy way to celebrate the upcoming world cup. I couldn't figure out that we had many other t-shirt to wear then, thanks to Kick Off Revival and Dino! thanks!
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Michael wins KOA FACE Award 2015, I'm used to price the first KOA face I see in a world cup. I met him at the airport, together with his lovely wife Regina. They joined the italian gang and we visited Dublin together.
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Group picture. among the KOA faces you see there is an outsider, he is Lapo, a friend of my family, he isn't a kick off player but he loves the koa spirit, he went also in Milan 2012. as said On Friday night Regina and Michael were speaking a very fluent Italian.
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Trinity College, you could smell history there. everywhere.
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Like above, but here the smell was less metaphoric and more real... I was looking for "the aftertouch" but I didn't find it. unluckily.
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Next time I'll go at the Irish pub in Milan, I will not dare to call it Irish pub again. Pub will be enough... You can call it "Irish" just only if you are in Ireland.
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Once the receptionist gave me the key of my room, I immediately got that there were no doubts about my position in the final standing. Next time I will ask for the 111.
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I was so glad to see Robert again that it seemed to me he was shedding light from inside.
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The Chocolate Factory. A venue that proved to have character.
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The Spirit of Football
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The Spirit of KOA
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Although it doesn't seem so, everyone is smiling in this picture!
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My favourite players, a pleasure and an honour to play with them!
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The new Kick Off 2 World Champion!
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Alessandro the friendly bastard and Fabio, the bastardly bastard. Just try to wisper the name "Fabio" in Copenhagen. Vikings are still terrified. now.
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On monday we did a lovely excursion, we went to Howth, in front of Dublin bay, a lovely place.
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Once at home I eventually realized that my double digit defeat in the final was just a nasty trick, luckily my loved Holy Shield was safe at home waiting for me, together with the Guardians Bud & Terence looking after her... :)
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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby Freshmaker » Fri Nov 20, 2015 11:26 am

:lolo: :lolo: nice story Gianni :)

Guess it's about time I get mine finished...
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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby Danny D » Fri Nov 20, 2015 11:20 pm

Freshmaker wrote::
Guess it's about time I get mine finished...

Tis about time, at your age memories fade fast :)
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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby Torchiador » Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:50 am

If you missed the world cup and if you are missing the world cup, here you are my album.
I'm come back to my old standard so a LOAD of pictures. Hope I caught every single player and all the NPC that joined the fun.
Enjoy!

https://goo.gl/photos/VEwbhqxzXB4jBJaa8
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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby thor » Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:41 am

Just read these again. So blessed to be able to celebrate Christmas with friends and play against the best Kick Off 2 players in the world!
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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby Freshmaker » Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:00 am

#Fact!

Wish my elbow would allow me to write enough to have mine finished...
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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby Logos » Tue Dec 29, 2015 3:06 pm

Really appreciate all the photos people took, I must make time in the next WC to use my camera. Great memories!
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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby Robert Swift » Tue Dec 29, 2015 3:24 pm

I think I have some photos somewhere.

Gianni, how did you get in the Library at Trinity College without anyone else there? I tried to get a decent photo but it was full of bloody tourists taking pictures.*


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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby r.cross » Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:50 pm

Freshmaker wrote:#Fact!

Wish my elbow would allow me to write enough to have mine finished...


How's you elbow?

I just remembered a funny and very sympathetic saying from Mr. Screech himself.
We were about to play our game and I was like:

Me: Hi Steve, how're you doing?

St: (made an apropriate facial expression) Nah... mid table.

Me: Erm, Steve, I meant life.

St: (made an even more apropriate facial expression) Nah... mid table.
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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby Robert Swift » Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:59 pm

hahahahahaha
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Re: Summaries of the 2015 KO2WC

Postby Freshmaker » Tue Dec 29, 2015 5:16 pm

Hahahaha
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